Dr Ilaria Puri Purini (b.1984, Rome) is currently Curator of Programmes at the Contemporary Art Society. She previously worked at the Victoria & Albert Museum and Tate Modern, where she assisted on a number of exhibitions. She is the co-curator of the exhibition Pioneers: William Morris and the Bauhaus and a contributor to Frieze, Photography and Culture and Dance Research Journal. Since her collaboration with Launch Pad LaB, she initiated the residency for Italian Artists at Gasworks and is setting up a residency space in Chiusure, Tuscany. She holds a Ph.D. on modernism and dance in the early twentieth century.

For Session Two, Puri Purini curated the weekend 'Off Piste', speaking with residents Jyll Bradley, Simon Callery and Mary Ramsden.